Emma Widmyer and Destiny Parsell’s homeruns lift Lady Indians past Hancock

by Jamie Harris

The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians Softball Team picked up their second win of the season when they defeated the Hancock Panthers 6-3 last Friday, March 25 at home.

Hancock jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning. Berkeley Springs rallied with a two run third inning to take their first lead 2-1. The Tribe increased their lead to 3-1 with a run in the bottom of the fourth inning. Hancock rallied and tied the game at 3-3 with two runs in the top of the sixth inning. Berkeley Springs responded with three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to wrap up the 6-3 win.

Emily Schultz got the win, going seven innings while strik- ing out 11.
photos by Lori Younker

The Lady Indians were led by Emma Widmyer (two RBIs) and Destiny Parsell (RBI) who both hit their first homeruns of the season. Also leading the Lady Indians were Jayda Thompson (hit and RBI), Rileigh Fink (hit), Hailee Lewis (hit and run), Alaira Harrington (hit and run), Allison Gray (two hits and two runs) and Emily Schultz (two hits and RBI).

Schultz got the win in the circle going seven innings, allowing four hits, three runs and striking out 11.

Berkeley Springs will be back on the diamond this week with an away game on Wednesday, March 30 at Allegany High School at 3:30 p.m. Then on Friday, April 1 the Lady Indians will host Martinsburg at 7 p.m.

Ocean Clatterbuck waits for the ball, while Panther Allison Gray slides in.